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1 ADNEY, Edwin Tappan and Howard I. CHAPELLE CHAPELLE, Howard I. Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America.
Smithsonian, 1964, 
ADNEY, Edwin Tappan and Howard I. CHAPELLE. The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution, 1964. Pp 242. Illustrated. 4to, green cloth. United States National Museum Bulletin 230. Toy 4636, Cassell 005, Helm, The Indians of the Subarctic : A Critical Bibliography 2. Howard Irving Chapelle (b. February 1, 1901, Massachusetts – d. June 30, 1975, Lewes, Delaware). Namestamp, else very good. 75.00

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2 American Canoe Association Essentials of River Kayaking. pbk.
American Canoe Association, Springfield, VA, 2004, ISBN:0897325869 
American Canoe Association. Essentials of River Kayaking. Springfield, VVA:American Canoe Association, 2004. Second printing of the first edition. Pp . [1]-47,(1). Illustrated. 4to, illustrated aqua and white card covers. Vg.6.50

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3 American National Red Cross Canoeing.
Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, N.Y, 1977, 
(American National Red Cross). Canoeing. Prepared by The American National Red Cross. With 367 Illustrations. First Printing 1977. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. Pp [1]-453,(4). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and white card covers. Cassell 033. Slightly rubbed and browned, else very good. 15.00

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4 American Red Cross Canoeing. 6th pr.
Doubleday, 1974, 
American Red Cross. Canoeing : Prepared by the American National Red Cross.Garden City, NY: Doubleday, September 1974. Sixth Printing. Pp 445. 8vo, p rinted card covers. Cassell 033, Morris & Howland p.113, Toy 2399. "An outstanding book on canoeing in open canoes." - Toy. A remarkable canoeing miscellany originally published in 1956. Traces the development of the type from coracles and bark canoes to the nearly indestructible aluminum models of today, conveys basic seamanship for both still- and white water, outlines maintenance and repair, and throws a few voyageur songs in for good measure.Vg. 15.00

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5 ANDERSON, Andy. Compleat Dr. Rowing. First Edition
Bend the Timber Press, Groton, MA, 2001, ISBN:0971491704 
ANDERSON, Andy. The Compleat Dr. Rowing. (Groton, Massachusetts) : Bend theTimber Press, (2001). First Printing. Pp. (4),i-vii,(1),1-226,(2). 8vo, il lustrsated blue and yellow card covers, with dark blue lettering to front cover and spine. A collection of articles by the professional rower and rowing coach, as well as regular columnist for the Rowing News periodical. Contents: The Legends [The Legend of the Japanese Eight, &c]; Port vs. Starboard; Coaches; Coxswains; Gluckman's Theorem; Strange Boats; Strange Folks; Head of the Charles; Joe Burk; Short Pieces; Mysteries. Light cover wear, else very good. 12.50

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6 ANDERSON, Gary SUTTON, Ed Atlantic Salmon & The Fly Fisherman. First Trade Edition in dustjacket
Doubleday Canada Limited, Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0385232845 
ANDERSON, Gary. Atlantic Salmon & The Fly Fisherman. Sketches by Ed Sutton.(Toronto: Doubleday Canada Limited, 1985). Pp (14),[1]240,(2) + 8 p. of co lor photos. 4to, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 20 chapters in 5 sections. In the section Where to Fish: Chapter 9: Rivers of Newfoundland and Labrador (pp.99-109). 10.The Varied Rivers of Nova Scotia 110-121); 11.The Mighty Miramichi (pp.122-137); also short sections on P.E.I. and other N.B. rivers in Chapter 13. Chapters 3 to 8 on technique; 14 to 16 "Fishing Experiences"; 17.Sharing the Salmon: Issues and Policies [commercial fishing, Native Indian fishery, poaching, &c]; 18.Salmon Conservation and Enhancement;19.Cooking the Catch. With a bibliography and an index. Out of print. "The Atlantic salmon has long been realized as the supreme challenge of the fly fisherman. A fish of puzzling moods and limited predictability, the Atlant ic salmon is not easily understood. This book helps unravel the mysteries of this king of fishes. It is an authoritative and personal account not onlyof the salmon and how it can be tempted to the fly, but of its preferences , personality and behaviour. It is a tale of the salmon's life and prospects; it is a record of the lore and traditions which surround salmon fishing in Canada and the United States. Individual chapters cover all the salmon producing areas of North America from the coast of Maine through to the northernmost reaches of Newfoundland, Labrador and Ungava and there are tables of proven methods on two dozen major rivers. Gary Anderson shares his intimate knowledge of the salmon and its rivers only after many years of detailed observation and research. There are over a hundred photographs covering ascore of rivers as well as line drawings, sketches and maps by wildlite ar tist Ed Sutton. This book is of interest to any fisherman who has dreamed of one day fishing the mighty salmon. It will teach the novice how to begin and for the most devout expert it will provide new insights. The book is written with a depth of understanding and appreciation of nature which inextricably links the angler with the salmon and the vaiues of the past with thepromise of the future." (from the dj). Full Contents : Foreword. Preface. Introduction : 1. The Salmon Rivers ot North America. 2. The Life Cycle : Early Life in the River; Migration to Sea; Grilse, Salmon and Large Salmon; Return to the River; Spawning; Kelts; Survival. Technique : 3. Knowing the Water : Where the Salmon lie; Knowing the Water. 4. Fishing the Wet Fly : Traditional Presentation; Angle of Cast and Mending the Line; The Speed of aWet Fly; Positioning the Fly; Raising the Fish; Striking. 5. Fishing the D ry Fly : Traditional Presentation; Hooking the Hsh; Refinements in Fly Presentation. 6. What fly? : Wet Flies; Dry Flies. 7. Difficult Water Conditions : High Water; Low Water. 8. The Fight : Playing the Salmon; Landing; Releasing; Storing the Fish. Where to Fish : 9. Rivers of Newfoundland and Labrador. 10. The Varied Rivers of Nova Scotia. 11. The Mighty Miramichi : History; The River and its Fish; The Fishing; Branches of the River; Conclusion. 12. The Aristocratic Rivers of Gaspesie. 13. The Other Salmon Rivers of North America : United States of America; New Brunswick; Prince Edward Island; Quehec North Shore; Ungava. Fishing Experiences : 14. First Fish of the Year. 15. Wilderness Canoeing for Atlantic Salmon. 16. Fishing in the GrandOld Style. Conclusion : 17. Sharing the Salmon: Issues and Policies : The Commercial Fishery; The Native Indian Fishery; Poaching; Sharing the Water;Angling Harvest. 18. Salmon Conservation and Enhancement : Pollution; Rive r Management; Research; River Development and Restoration; Leadership. 19. Cooking the Catch : Caring for the Catch; Recipies; Serving a Whole Salmon.20. The Odds of Success. Retrospect. Bibliography. Appendices. Index. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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7 ARCHER, Laurel. Northern Saskatchewan Canoe Trips : A Guide to Fifteen Wilderness Rivers. 1st printing
Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 2003, ISBN:1-55046-369-1 
ARCHER, Laurel. Northern Saskatchewan Canoe Trips : A Guide to Fifteen Wilderness Rivers. (Erin, ON.): The Boston Mills Press, (2003). First Printing.Pp 240, including numerous maps and tables to text + [8] pp of colour plat es. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Wilderness adventurer Laurel Archer guides you on 15 river trips, along both well-traveled and less-traveled routes, with detailed descriptions, maps and sage advice on low-and high-floe areas, rapids, portages, campsites and special attractions[...] A comparative chart of all the rivers indicates which ones are best suited to your interests and skill level." from the cover. Very good. 12.00

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8 Arctic Journal DOWNES, P.G. BARR, William DOLITSKY, Alexander B. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 3,September 1985
Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1985, 
(Arctic Journal). Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America.Volume 38, No. 3, September 1985. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Insti tute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1985. Pp [i]-ii,[167]-260. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue cardcovers. Of nautical interest : To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G. Downes' s Journal of Travels [by canoe] North from Ile a la Crosse in 1938 [Part II]” (R.H. Cockburn, Editor, pp 231-243). Other articles : Arctic Marine Phototrophic Systems: Functions of Sea Ice Stabilization (by S. Apollonio); IceShelf Studies off Northern Ellesmere Island, Spring 1983 (by Martin O. Jef fries); A Critical Review of "the Mesolithic" in Relation to Siberian Archaeology (by Alexander B. Dolitsky); The Reactions of Muskoxen to Snowmobile Harassment (by Margaret A. McLaren and Jeffrey E. Green); Tundra Fire Regimes in the Noatak River Watershed, Alaska: 1956-83 (by Charles H. Racine, John G. Dennis, and William A. Patterson III); Species Composition and Abundance of Zooplankton in the Nearshore Beaufort Sea in Winter-Spring (by Rita Horner and David Murphy); Late Weichselian Glacial Geology of the Lower Borgarfjordur Region, Western Iceland: a Preliminary Report (by Olafur Ingolfsson); Pollen, Oxygen Isotope Content and Seasonality in an Ice Core from the Penny Ice Cap, Baffin Island (by Susan K. Short and Gerald Holdsworth); Imperial Russia's Pioneers in Arctic Aviation (by William Barr); plus Notes,News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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9 Arctic Journal DOWNES, P.G. CATCHPOLE, A.J.W. McLAREN, I.S. Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 2,June 1985
Published for the Arctic Institute of North America by The University of Calgary Press, Calgary , 1985, 
(Arctic Journal). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 38, No. 2, June 1985. Calgary : Published for the Arctic Instituteof North America by The University of Calgary Press, 1985. Pp [i]-ii,[89]- 166. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated pale blue card covers. Of nautical interest : Ships' Log-Books, Sea Ice and the Cold Summer of1810 in Hudson Bay and its Approaches (by A.J.W. Catchpole and Marcia-Anne Faurer, pp 121-128); To Great Slave and Great Bear: P.G. Downes's Journal of Travels [by canoe] North from Ile a la Crosse in 1938 [Part I]” (R.H. Cockburn, Editor, pp 133-145). Other articles : The Aesthetic Map of the North, 1845-1859 (by I.S. MacLaren); An Identification of Environmental Disturbances from Road Developments in Subarctic Muskeg (by J.W. Pomeroy); Observations of Thick-billed Murres {Una lomvia) and Other Seabirds at Cape Parry,Amundsen Gulf, N.W.T. (by Stephen K. Johnson and John G. Ward); Northern P eople, Northern Resources, and the Dynamics of Carrying Capacity (by RobertB. Weeden); Arctic Wolf Attacks Scientist – A Unique Canadian Incident (by Stuart E. Jenness); Arctic Profiles (Richard C. Davis, Editor) : Edward Sa bine, by Trevor L Levere; George Strong Nares, by Margaret Deacon; AdolphusWashington Greely by Alden Todd; Warburton Pike, by R.H. Cockburn; plus No tes, News and Reviews. Rubbed, else very good. 20.00

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10 ASHLEY, B. Freeman. Tan Pile Jim, or A Yankee Waif Among the Bluenoses.
Laird & Lee, Publishers, Chicago, 1894, 
ASHLEY, B. Freeman. Tan Pile Jim, or A Yankee Waif Among the Bluenoses. Illustrated. Chicago : Laird & Lee, Publishers, (1894). Pp [1]-259,(1), frontis. Text Illustrations. 8vo, illustrated blue cloth, gilt lettering to frontboard and spine. “The sun was just rising over the dark pine woods fringin g the high hills bounding the eastern horizon of Liverpool, a small seaporttown of southeastern Nova Scotia. Although it was the first week of June a nd the morning air was so crisply cold, James Payzant, the Liverpool tanner, ripely advanced in years, went out to inspect his garden, fully expectingto find its young and thrifty sprouts frost-bitten to the death. [...] But this is what the Tanner saw: A boy rising from the tan and opening upon hi m a pair of large, pathetic blue eyes – blue as the morning sky. His face, now that he had risen to a sitting posture, looked pinched and haggard, andhe was shivering all mover from the effects of cold and fright.” - from Ch apter One (pp 9 and 11). Includes scenes of canoeing. Front inner hinge starting, contemporary gift inscription (dated Christmas 1894), else a very good, bright copy. 120.00

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11 ASPEN, Jean. HELMERICKS Arctic Daughter: A Wilderness Journey. 1st Bergamot printing
Bergamot Press, Minneapolis, MN, 1988, ISBN:0943127017 
ASPEN, Jean. Arctic Daughter: A Wilderness Journey. (Minneapolis, MN) : Bergamot Press, 1988. First Printing. Pp 205. Illustrated with pen & ink drawings. 8vo, white and blue card covers with blue spine. Cassell 077. "Equipped with good motherly advice ("never shoot a moose in the river"), a canoe full of supplies, and a lot of courage, Jean Aspen and her companion paddle up an unknown river in Alaska to build a cabin in the Brooks Range and "live off the land." They stay four years; Arctic Daughter chronicles their first year of near starvation and life in a tent at 40 below zero as they struggle to make a home in a harsh but beautiful land. Jean, daughter of ConnieHemericks, a well-known Alaskan explorer and author, weaves a wonderful ta le of adventure, reflections on the Arctic landscape, and memories of growing up in a household of women adventurers." - cover. Very good. 40.00

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12 ATTFIELD, Robert, ed. Browning Island, Lake Muskoka. 1st pr.
Fox Meadows Creations, Huntsville, ON, 2000, ISBN:096814523x 
ATTFIELD, Robert, ed. Browning Island, Lake Muskoka : Cottagers Remember the Good Old Days. Edited by Robert Attfield. (Huntsville, ON): Fox Meadow Creations, (2000). First Printing. Pp. [1]-192. Illustrated. 8vo, illustratedpale blue card covers. A memoir of Muskoka summers (and the odd winter) in the early 1900s: "food chilled by blocks of ice cut from the lake, a wande ring cow munching oranges in the kitchen, excursions up the lake on elegantsteamboats, a floating store that called at dock every week, and of course who could forget that fashionable swimming attire!" - from the rear cover. Vg. 15.00

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13 AUSTEN, Peter. Wild, Wild Wets. ill card covers.
Heritage House, 2002, ISBN:1894384407 
AUSTEN, Peter. Wild, Wild Wets : An aquaphiliac at the end of his paddle. (Surrey, B.C.): Heritage House, (2002). First Edition. Pp 144. Illustrated with photos to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This hilarious odyssey through Europe, Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Australia combines remarkable characters, cultures, and history with fantastic places, animal encounters,environmentalism, and above all, adventure." -from the cover. Covers rubbe d, small stain to fore-edge, ow vg. 12.50

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14 BAIRD, P. D. Beaver, September 1949) BLANCHET, Guy H. DUNN, James Taylor Expeditions to the Arctic. An article in The Beaver: A Magazine for the North, September 1949
Hudson's Bay Company, Winnipeg, MB, 1949, 
BAIRD, P. D. "Expeditions to the Arctic". An article in The Beaver: A Magazine for the North, September 1949, pp.44-48. Winnipeg, MB: Hudson's Bay Company, 1949. Pp. (1)-52, including covers. Illustrated Double column. 4to, illustrated stapled red wraps. Also of nautical interest: Guy H. Blanchet's "Thelewy-aza-yeth" (pp. 8-11), and James Taylor Dunn's "Nipigon Fisherwoman". Rubbed, a bit musty, pp. 25-28 loose but present, else vg. For the issue. 20.00

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Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life. 1st ed. , BAIRD, William T.
15 BAIRD, William T. Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life. 1st ed.
Day, 1890, 
BAIRD, William T. Seventy Years of New Brunswick Life : Autobiographical Sketches. St. John, N.B.: Press of Geo. E. Day, Germain St., 1890. Pp (2),[i]-xii,[1]-358,(4),frontis + 5 plates + slip tipped-in at page [v]: ("Entered according to the Act of the Parliament of Canada [...]." 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Watters p.460, Rhodenizer p.452. Chapter V. "Early Navigation of the River St. John" (pp.47-54); and Chapter XXIII. "Squa-took Lakes, Upper St. John, N.B." (pp.332-352) dealing principally with a canoe trip in 1885. Covers rubbed, spine ends worn, else vg with the [addendum] slip. 135.00

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16 BARNES, Eleanor STRATTON, Helen As the Water Flows : A Record of Adventures in a Canoe on the Rivers and Trout Streams of Southern England. in dj.
Grant Richards, London, 1920, 
BARNES, Eleanor. As the Water Flows : A Record of Adventures in a Canoe on the Rivers and Trout Streams of Southern England . With illustrations by Helen Stratton and many photographs by the author and others. London: Grant Richards, (1920). Pp. [1]-189,(3). Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth with dark green lettering to front and spine. Toy 1133, Cassell 108. "Six dream-like sketches of river journeys made with Sabrina in a green Canadian canoeat different times of the year, beginning on the Arun in the unlikely and unkindly month of December [...]." - Toy. Contents: 1. Forgive Us Our Trespasses, 2. The Arun and Its Tributary Rother, 3. The River Mole, 4. Meditations on Wandering down the River Avon with Its Tributaries the Wylie and theNadder, 5. The Thames, 6. The River Stour, Dorsetshire, 7. Harvest; The Ri ver Stour: Kent and Canterbury. Copiously illustrated with photographs taken by the author, and accompanied by numerous watercolour illustrations. With errata slip tipped in. Spine faded, small nick to front hinge, minor soiling near bottom edge of front board, else vg in heavily spine-rubbed, edge-nicked dj. In the scarce and attractive dust jacket. 175.00

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17 BECHDEL, Les, and Slim RAY. River Rescue. Second Edition.
Appalachian Mountain Club Books, Boston , 1990, ISBN:0910146764 
BECHDEL, Les, and Slim RAY. River Rescue. Second Edition. Boston : Appalachian Mountain Club Books, (1990). Second Printing. Pp [i]-viii,1-238. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "This updated and expanded edition of River Rescue is an indispensable aid for anyone who spends time on the river - instructors, recreational paddlers, outfitters, and rescue professionals. With clear, concise instructions and high-quality drawings and photographs, the authors cover every aspect of whitewater rescue - organization, leadership, equipment, technique, patient care and evacuation - as wellas trip planning, reading the river, and self-rescue. River Rescue is a co mprehensive manual on how to avoid accidents on the river, and what to do when they happen." - from the back cover. Gift inscription, else very good. 10.00

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18 BEHNE, C. Ted, ed. ADNEY, Tappan). WHEATON, James, preface. Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, 1887-1890. First Edition, Paperback.
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2010, ISBN:9780864926289 
BEHNE, C. Ted, (ed.). The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney, 1887-1890. Edited by C. Ted Behne. [Preface by James W. Wheaton]. (Fredericton, NB): Goose Lane Editions, (2010). Pp. (6),7-157,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated redand white card covers. "At the age of 18, Tappan Adney embarked onhis firs t trip to Canada. He had plans to return to New York in the fall, but fate intervened -- he fell under the spell of the New Brunswick wilderness and the Maliseet people. Nothing escaped Adney's attention. He recorded the details of snowshoes and birchbark canoes and the Native names for birds and animals. He chronicled a caribou hunt on snowshoes, decades before woodland caribou became extinct in eastern Canada. In the journals, he recorded his travels from New York to New Brunswick, Quebec, and Nova Scotia. 'The TravelJournals of Tappan Adney, 1887-1890', is the first published version of Ad ney's first two journals. He would write three more before 1896. Retaining the authenticity of Adney's writing, this volume preserves the language of the day and spellings of names and places. It also includes reproductions of Adney's original sketches and a few early photographs." - from rear. Verygood. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 10.00

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19 BENIDICKSON, Jamie Idleness, Water, and a Canoe : Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure. Pbk
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0802079105 
BENIDICKSON, Jamie. Idleness, Water, and a Canoe: Reflections on Paddling for Pleasure. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, (1997). First Printing. Pp (4),[v]-xii,(2),[3]-299,(3) + 22 ages of illustrations. 8vo, illustratedlight card covers with black spine. Cassell 132. "This look at the canoe a s an aesthetic, historic, social, and economic phenomenon will fascinate anyone interested in wilderness and waterways. The author[...]is an Ottawa professor with an academic's interest in water law, environmental protection,and resource management. He wrote this book out of personal interst, and f or fun." -from the cover. Chapters : 1. Idleness, Water, and a Canoe : Popular Images and Personal Experiences; 2. A Useful Vessel: A Trout, a Moose, and a Canoe; 3. The Healing Pines; 4. God's Country; 5. The Canadian SummerBoy; 6. Women and Wilderness; 7. Rock Dodging and Other Perils; 8. Getting Organized: Clubs and Competitions; 9. What Kinda Boat Ya Got?; 10. The Cra ft and the Craftsman in Tradition; 11. Native Impressions; 12. Destinations; 13. Comfort: Bringing It with You and Finding It There; 14. The Price of Adventure; 15. Consuming Wilderness; 16. The Future of the Voyageur; Conclusion. With notes and index. Vg. 15.00

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20 BERNASCONI, Maurizio and Marco TENUCCI TENUCCI, Marco Extreme Rafting : History, Techniques, Runs. 1st US
Universe Publishing, 1998, 
BERNASCONI, Maurizio and Marco TENUCCI. Extreme Rafting : History, Techniques, Runs. (NY): Universe Publishing, (1998). First US Edition. Pp. 126. Illustrated with many coloured photos. Large 8vo, blue ill. card covers. With sections on canoeing, kayaking, and other extreme water sports. Vg. 20.00

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